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Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
themselves. >> if they were not here, they would be in the streets begging. if they are not properly looked after, these orphans will be exploited, a threat to the security in the future. bikes with bombs and assassinations still happening in iraq every day, -- >> with bombs and assassinations still hanging in iraq -- happening in iraq every day, the number increases. >> now to a holiday tradition many of us are quite familiar with. millions of people will record their celebrations on everything from cameras to smartphones, but over a century ago it was cutting edge to capture it. one of the first ever family recordings at christmas time has been discovered by curators at the national museum in london. >> this wax cylinder contains events that took place more than 100 years ago. when it was played by curators at the museum in london, this was what they heard. ♪ the recording who was in 1904 of a 7-year-old singing to his family. it is recreated by his great- grandson. the recordings are of the war family who live in north london. cromwell in the middle was ahead of the family. here with h
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 3:00pm PST
unbelievable systemic mistakes, not giving the security that was requested, ignoring these -- begging of the people in an gauzy for extra help. we end up with the first slain ambassador in 30 years, and where does the buck stop? with three people nobody has ever heard of who have never been named. there was one name, the others have not been. the secretary of state is not at the hearings because she has an illness and her underlings are their. >> are you suggesting she is taking an illness? >> i am saying she is absent from a hearing where she should have been the one to have taken the responsibility or to explain what the phrase means, but stops here, if it does not stop with her but with underlings. >> i do think the secretary of state has to testify and has to testify not as the department's budget of the future policy, not simply for the resolution of the questions that persist even after the report, which was devastating. at the same time, if she is to have any political ambitions beyond presidential prospects, just in her own self-interest, beyond a national interest, she has to
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Dec 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
will benefit from that as well as the president. that is why he needs to get it done. deal.'s are begging for a who is likely to move on this in the senate? olympia snowe? lugar? scott brown? >> i think you have identified the usual suspects. the problem republicans have is this -- you have people like scott brown in massachusetts, linda lackl, a twice-elected governor of hawaii, running for the senate, and other wilson in new mexico, who were good statewide candidates with good credentials who lost for one reason, they had (r) next to their name. this is an albatross. this is a problem for republicans to deal with, and the president knows he has an advantage and the republicans have to get beyond this is a day are going to become competitive. >> any wiggle room in the house, charles? >> i don't understand when colby says for the president raising rates is a matter of principle. there was no principle involved. obama himself said at a briefing in july 2011 press conference that you can raise the $1.20 trillion that he wanted at the time without raising rates, by doing it by eliminating de
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
begging on our relationship that you will figure that out. -- banking on our relationship that you'll figure it out. it was covered by the dave clark five. you have to go with stuff that is dirty and solid. i like that. tavis: is there any trepidation when you got back with "the wallflowers" that once you got past the racket phase and people would get it and get it together? >> there's a lot of different areas working. people respond to the group and what i do, i have no doubt they will respond to that. you will lose some people always. the ones that are faithful, i do not think they're turned off by any one record anyhow. you might have won favorite but i do not think -- i do not know of that happens to us. i think we know what we do. we do not see parameters but what we do not matter what the song is has a familiarity to the people. tavis: have you had a chance yet, with this new project, to assess what your fan base looks like seven years later? >> well, some have gotten younger or older. we're trapped in a time machine and we look great. all of us. tavis: i am getting my chops
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 3:00pm PST
more homeless people on the streets. you see more people begging-- and a different class of people begging, people who had recently been sort of somewhere at the bottom of the middle class. >> brown: stallings is trained as a classicist, reading ancient greek and latin. she did an acclaimed translation of the roman philosopher, lucretius' "the nature of things." and her own poetry has garnered several prizes. in 2011 she was the recipient of a macarthur fellowship, the so- called "genius award." her latest collection, titled "olives," explores, among other things, ancient and modern lives in her adopted home. >> there's weirdly a lot of energy in athens, and, whether it's good or bad, there's a feeling. >> brown: what kind of energy? >> maybe there's a "there's nothing left to lose" as a kind of freedom as well. people are going out to plays. they're still going out and doing things, but, you know with less money. but there's an urgency. poetry meetings are very well attended. literary events are packed. >> brown: why do you think that is? >> well, it's inexpensive, inexpensive ent
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
the twilight saga and hunger games which are begging obviously for sequels but big tv production studio as well, have mad men, weed, anger management, a lot of food renewal seasons ahead for those and lots of sequels on the movies, the stock is only 11 times earnings, we think there is more to go, although the name has done well. >> aqua financial a new pick here, ocn. >> this stock shot more than double this year, 34 and change, how much higher in the next twelve months, do you think? >> well, i think it can go higher, it had a little pullback today and i think it is attractive on pullback, they are the low cost producer of servicing mortgage debt, particularly the low quality sub prime mortgage debt, new york banks want out of that, they have gotten the book from j.p. morgan, morgan stanley, goldman sachs, they are the low cost producer provider, only sell nine or ten times forward earnings, the valuation is expensive and i think the stock has room to go and maybe another two or three years to it. >> you have positions in both of those shares, sandy? >> the firm has position in the small grow
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> susie: so that begs the question then, what should investors be doing with their money. they know rates are really going to be super low for a while. we know the wall street saying, "don't fight the fed." so where should people put their money right now? >> the most likely scenario is that you get a bit of tranquility and then something breaks. and it breaks in the sense that systems are not built to be run at artificial interest rates. and with the fed being both a player and a referee in markets. so the most likely outcome is the benefit of tranquility and then a higher risk of something breaking. so what we're doing is taking down risks. it is a wonderful time for risk assets. it is time to reduce your risk exposure, and it is time to build a little more inflation protection in your portfolios. >> susie: mohammed, are you buying treasures at this time? would you suggest investors get back to treasuries? >> i would say focus on inflation protected treasuries or tips. part of this message from ben bernanke is that the employment objective is really important, and they're willing to tol
PBS
Dec 29, 2012 12:00am PST
do that not in a dictatorial way but not also begging, you know, you cannot say to a musician, excuse me, can you please give me this. even if it is a story of carlos cliver, great conductor that was a friend, great friend of mine. we were very, very good friends. and during a rehearsal, he was asking a german orchestra for a pianissimo. and the players answered almost in a rude way saying i am playing piano, i am playing piano, sometime you have this kind of answer. and clyber answered, said, you know, conductors are not dictators. we are like poor man outside the church. with our hat in the hand. and if we have one penny, we are happy. but if we receive two, we are more happy. so it was a very great answer. we ask, we don't demand we ask for something. and when you have a great orchestra, with a great orchestra you can get what you want. so if you don't get what you want, it's your fault. >> rose: it's your fault if you don't get it. >> for several reasons. because are you not good enough. are you not loved. we are not liked. they don't trust you. you don't have the right technique.
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 10:00pm PST
for myself. >> "middle school moment" begs right now. (siren wails) (horn honks) >> narrator: two and a half years ago, omarina cabrera, a student at middle school 244 in the bronx, was struggling. >> my first year here, me and my mom got evicted. i felt shattered. that was the home that i had for my whole life, and i grew up there. i didn't know what was going to happen next. that period of not knowing wasn't something that i felt comfortable with. i felt this inkling in me that i would never want my children or anyone else to experience this. >> narrator: shuffled between relatives' apartments, some without even electricity, omarina suffered another loss. >> when i was really young and my father walked out for whatever reason, i finally got in touch with him. just before we were about to talk and i was about to go see him he had gotten a stroke, and i had to leave to the dominican republic, see my father for the first time and it was in a casket. >> narrator: with her home life in chaos, omarina's school life began to suffer. she didn't know it, but she was starting down a path
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 12:00am PST
who has been kept there for six years begging for something to do. he's sitting in this cell, this man in philadelphia prison and dickens reports in american notes that he just sits there wearing a paper hat of his own manufacture. it's the coldest possible moment about what it is to be a writer with nothing to do. sort of all the themes of dickens' own agony and the darkest piece of dickens and the grotesque nature. >> no white man ever slavery as charles dickens. it has something to do with the childhood sense of imprisonment we're talking about. a critic has pointed out that there's a record where dickens transcribes catalogues of escaped slaves from the south. in this one case he silences the theatrical voice and simply writes down what he's reading. in this one case you can't out-dickens the reality of how gruesome this was and that kind of hatred of slavery and also some personal bell had been rung of being rung. >> it looks very impressive looking back at this. how vocal and powerful a critic of slavery dickens was at that time. of course his voice was very loud to the readers.
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
there once in jordan in 1997 mossad agents poisoned him. king hussein begged benjamin netanyahu for the antidote. and israel's leader then as now eventually handed it over. meshaal backed a steady stream of suicide bombings which israel's separation wall has largely stopped and the hamas earlier this year, meshaal left his home damascus abandoning the assad regime to its fate. he's also making peace overtures to president abbas, his palestinian rival in the west bank. >> -- hamas government in gaza. >> and the hamas leader may still be a wanted man. palestinian police have been rehearsing the drill for any assassination attempt. >> is >> sreenivasan: israel and the u.s. consider hamas a terror organization. the israelis had little to say about today's visit. the death toll has passed 500 in the typhoon that smashed into the philippines on tuesday, with more than 400 people still missing. rescuers dug through mud and debris again today, to retrieve bodies in the hardest hit compostela valley region. some 250 people died there. more than 300,000 others lost their homes in the stor
PBS
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm PST
today-- insist that the president hasn't put forward spending cuts, one, it begs the question, what spending cuts have the republicans put forward? >> reporter: the president was asked if he was optimistic about reaching a deal. >> still a work in progress. >> reporter: but senate majority leader harry reid said republicans in congress should yield to public opinion about tax increases. >> speaker boehner knows or should know that the middle- class tax help that we have to pass would sail through the house of representatives. democrats would overwhelmingly vote for it. i would doubt there could be any democrat that would vote against it. and as we know from the chorus of republicans that are added to every day, more republicans join every day. >> reporter: in fact, new polls show americans do want compromise, and it's the democrats who hold the edge. an nbc/"wall street journal" poll released yesterday shows a majority. 65% say president obama has a mandate on both increasing taxes on the wealthy and reducing federal spending; a similar two-thirds are willing to accept tax increases
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